Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin announced his decision to resign as of next Monday, confirming his intention to run for next parliamentary elections..
“As promised, I wrote the request with my resignation, and next Monday, on the day of the inauguration ceremony, I will present it to both the parliament and the new Ukrainian president,” Klimkin said in a video posted on his Facebook page on Friday.“He said.
“I see it as a right step in terms of humanity, and it is correct from the point of view of normal political culture, because we need it“He said.
“I understand what the Ukrainians want, and I also understand what the world is waiting for … I have many different ideas and I hope to achieve them, and that’s why I’m moving forward, I’m going to politics and to parliament with a team,” he said. I share the principles and vision of our future approach“He said.
On Monday, Ukrainian President-elect Volodymyr Zelensky will sworn in. According to the country’s constitution, the head of state will put his candidates for the posts of foreign and defense ministers before the parliament for ratification.
Klimkin previously announced his intention to step down as soon as the new president is installed, in order to give him the possibility of appointing a new foreign minister.